International Officers Answer Questions about Infrastructure During Virtual Meetings

The USW held its first virtual session about its infrastructure initiative, We Supply America, on May 10 when International President Tom Conway and International Vice President Roxanne Brown provided an overview and answered members’ questions.

Conway and Brown discussed the importance of infrastructure investment for USW jobs, rebuilding the nation, jumpstarting the economy and revitalizing communities across America.

During this session, USW members Glenn Troup (LU 4950), Kelly Vereb (LU 2227), Justin Donley (LU 912), Alycia Allen (LU 8888) and Montrell Steib (LU 5702) asked a broad range of questions from how infrastructure investment will help the country recover from the pandemic to whether these jobs will go to union members.

If you missed this meeting, you can still view it HERE.

The second virtual session on June 3 featured International Vice President Leeann Foster and Mike Noll, a USW Local 1237 member, asking how the infrastructure bill helps industries like paper and health care.

Foster explained how infrastructure spending impacts many industries and how these sectors interconnect in today’s complex economy.

If you missed this session, you can still view it HERE.

Members' Role

Infrastructure spending directly impacts USW chemical workers—from the chemicals they produce for pharmaceuticals to the supply chain products, such as reflective road signs and pavement marking materials, that help make America safe.

A key part of the We Supply America campaign is mapping out how USW members intersect with infrastructure, both in their jobs and in their communities. The union will then use that information when engaging with elected officials and calling for key investments.

That’s why it’s important that all USW members, including chemical workers, complete this short survey about how their work and lives intersect with infrastructure upgrades.

Additional information

The USW will hold additional virtual sessions regarding the union’s We Supply America campaign.

Stay tuned for more infrastructure Facebook events at Facebook.com/steelworkers/live.

More information about the USW’s We Supply America campaign can be found at www.uswvoices.org.

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